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My daughter - the one who is part of the so-called "Generation Of Debt" - begins her senior year at University of Oregon in a week or so. If you hadn't heard, an estimated 7 million students have defaulted on their student loans to the tune of - and most of us can't comprehend the number anyway, so not sure it matters - $1.2 TRILLION.
The Oregon Track Club's Jordan McNamara celebrates his victory in Saturday's Fifth Avenue Mile. Former University of Oregon runner Jordan McNamara made a late surge to edge Garrett Heath and win the Fifth Avenue Mile Saturday in New York City.
In the morning, she was helping Second Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh demonstrate to the media how UPSR papers were secured before being transported to examination halls. By afternoon, she had been suspended from duty by Education Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin who gave the order from Vientiane, Laos, where he is attending the Asean Education Ministers Meeting.
The search for a new president of the University of Oregon will be a marked departure for the school, conducted largely in private and run largely by the chairman of the new board of trustees. It will be marked by recruiting people who may not be thinking of themselves as the university president, Chairman Chuck Lillis said as the board voted 12-1 on Thursday to approve the plans he drew up.
As public schools in Oregon and across the United States continue to face challenges, a University of Oregon donor is helping to champion the cause with a gift that will encourage teaching in public schools for years to come. Thanks to an anonymous estate gift, high-achieving, undergraduate or graduate UO students who plan to teach in the public school system will be able to offset the cost of their education through this new $8 million scholarship endowment.
Plenty of college students have thrown their support behind a plan that would allow some students to attend college tuition-free provided they agree to back back a slim percentage of their post-college earnings over two decades to help other students attend tuition free too. Pay It Forward, as fleshed out by a work group over many months of work, to allow students to attend college tuition-free, then repay a tiny percentage of their after-college earnings over the next 20 years into a pool that would fund other students' tuition.
Cheyney Ryan, emeritus professor at the University of Oregon, has questioned the school's compliance with Title IX during an investigation into allegations that three basketball players raped a woman. The University of Oregon emeritus professor accused the school of "an ad hominem attack and a serious one" after the school claimed KATU News misrepresented his expertise in a recent story.
When the Portland Development Commission approved the $2.6 million sale of a 0.67-acre piece of property in Old Town Chinatown to Gerding Edlen on Wednesday, it did more than unload one of its underutilized properties in the district. It also added real fuel to the Old Town/Chinatown Five-Year Action Plan, a road map adopted by the city earlier this summer to revitalize one of Portland's overlooked areas.
EUGENE, Ore. KATU's On Your Side Investigators confronted the interim president of the University of Oregon on Wednesday.
"I feel like I'm of the lucky ones who can say that work was an incredible experience and not a difficult experience," Scott said. Scott is thankful to have spent her career doing something she feels is valuable and worthwhile.
The Bend Area Habitat for Humanity Executive Director, Mark Quinlan, is leaving his post to accept a position at the University of Oregon School of Law in Eugene. Quinlan will administer a program that oversees Community Dispute Resolution Centers throughout the state.
When freshmen first arrived at Canada's University of Western Ontario a few weeks ago, they were introduced not to cutting-edge research or "the best which has been thought and said" , but to a brazen, petty, and all-too-common act of censorship that infantilizes young adults even as it chills free speech and open communication among students and faculty alike. Welcome to college, kids! Now stop thinking.
A Eugene firm affiliated with Seneca Jones Timber Co . is behind the mysterious billboards sprouting up across Portland .
The Portland Development Commission will vote Wednesday whether to sell land in Old Town Chinatown to major developer Gerding Edlen, whose CEO is set to join the urban renewal agency board in less than a month. Mark Edlen is Mayor Charlie Hales' choice to fill a vacancy on the five-person commission.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:05 am
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